Tag Archives: Care

Coronavirus has infected more than 9,000 US health care workers, CDC says

NEW YORK – Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Between 10 percent and 20 percent of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, though they tended to be hospitalized at lower rates than other patients, officials reported Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported… Read More »

Baker’s detailed perscription for health care – The Boston Globe

The omnibus legislation filed by Governor Charlie Baker, a former health care CEO, aims to use government’s regulatory hammer to get health care facilities to increase their spending on primary care and behavioral health care by 30 percent over the next three years. Currently, such expenditures account for less than 15 percent of total health… Read More »

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable. – The New York Times

Until science beats death, disease and disability, the health care industry would seem a wonderful investment. Yet in 2019, it fell a bit behind the broader stock market. Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds focused on health care returned 29 percent in 2019, according to Morningstar. That would have been laudable in most years, but it… Read More »

How to End the Democrats’ Health Care Demolition Derby – Washington Monthly

Chris Matthews The issue of health care ought to provide Democrats a smooth limousine ride to the White House. Polling shows that health care is tied for first, along with the economy, as the leading political issue for Americans, and among voters in the upper Midwest swing states likely to decide the election, Donald Trump… Read More »